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Russel R. Robertson


Seyfarth Shaw

Represents developers, property owners, businesses and entrepreneurs

Former adjunct professor with the Seattle University School of Law

Russel Robertson recently joined Seyfarth’s Seattle office as Partner. He previously was Attorney and Shareholder with Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt.

In his role, Robertson represents developers, property owners, privately held businesses and entrepreneurs in commercial real estate and business transactions. His practice includes all aspects of commercial real estate ownership and development, including acquisition and disposition, development, leasing, joint venture formation and structuring, private placements, and debt and equity financing transactions.

He advises clients on corporate governance matters, mergers and acquisitions, commercial finance, private lending, secured transactions, and a variety of strategic partnerships and commercial arrangements. 

Robertson’s professional affiliations include membership with the Washington State Bar’s Real Property Probate and Trust Section, Probate and Trust Section Editorial Board and Business Law Section. He is a loan committee member for Ventures and was an adjunct professor with Seattle University School of Law. Washington Law & Politics named Robertson a Rising Star.

These are some of the reasons why we are honoring Russell Robertson with Connect CRE’s 2022 Seattle & Pacific Northwest Lawyers in Real Estate Award. The award celebrates real estate attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their practice and the larger community.


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